Andrew Seiler
Andrew Seiler

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Phoenixville, Pa.

High School:
Spring-Ford

Height:
6-4

Event:
Breast/Free/IM


02/18/2012

Rutqvist Wins Silver in 200 Breaststroke to Wrap Up SEC Championships

Gamecocks finish eighth in both championships

02/18/2012

Seven Gamecocks Reach Day Four Finals at SEC Championships

Rutqvist, Jonsson advance to championship finals

02/17/2012

Gamecocks Conclude Day Three at SEC Championships

Carolina achieves six NCAA provisional times, Miller finishes fifth on platform

02/17/2012

Gamecocks Send Seven to Friday's Finals at SEC Championships

Carolina posts five NCAA provisional times

02/16/2012

Forcucci Breaks SEC Record on Three-Meter Springboard to Win Gold at SEC Championships

Gamecock swimmers post four NCAA provisional qualifying times

2011-12 - Among the best sprinters on the team...Had the fastest time on the team in the 100 freestyle with a personal record of 44.70 and in the 100 breaststroke with a career-best of 55.91...Times were the eighth (100 freestyle) and seventh fastest (100 breaststroke) in school history...Narrowly missed consolation finals at the SEC Championships in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, finishing 19th, 18th and 17th, respectively...Posted wins in the 50 freestyle against Tennessee (21.18) and East Carolina (20.94)...Member of Gamecocks' 200 freestyle relay (1:19.89), 400 freestyle relay (2:59.13) and 200 medley relay teams (1:28.23) that turned in NCAA B cut times at the SEC Championships...Time of 1:19.89 in the 200 freestyle relay was the second fastest in school history.

2010-11 - Top sprinter for the Gamecocks...Had team's top time in 50 free (20.41) and second-best time in 100 free (45.13), both at SEC Championships...Helped 200 medley relay team set school record with time-trial of 1:28.14 at SEC Championships...Swam third leg of 400 free relay team at SEC meet (2:58.02)...Part of team's top 200 free relay (1:20.96)... All three relay times were NCAA `B' cuts...Second on the squad with a 56.62 in 100 breaststroke at SECs... All three individual top times were career-bests... Won 50 free at UNC Wilmington...Part of winning 400 FR team three times (WKU, Missouri, Kentucky/Charleston).

2009-10 - One of the team's top sprinters as a freshman... Had team's second-best 50 free time (20.79)... Was fourth-best in the 100 free (45.79)... Also had the third-best time in the 100 breast (57.69)... All three top times came at SEC Championships...Helped 400 FR team to NCAA `B' cut and 7th-place finish at SEC Championships (3:00.44)... Helped 400 MR team to event win at College of Charleston (3:57.16, SCM).

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Spring-Ford High School...Coach was Bob Sieracki...Team captain...Two-time all-state selection...Holds school records in 50 free, 100 free, 100 breast and 200 IM...Club team is Upper Mainline YMCA...Two-time qualifier for Junior Nationals...Four-time YMCA consolation finalist...Honor roll student.

PERSONAL - Full name is Andrew Thomas Seiler...Born Feb. 7, 1991...Parents are Ken and Vivian Seiler...Has one sister, Erin...Plans to major in geology...Chose South Carolina because of the fit with the coaches and the location...Picked the Gamecocks over offers from Miami (Ohio) and UNC-Wilmington.

Seiler's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 freestyle 20.26 2/16/12 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
100 freestyle 44.70 2/18/12 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.
100 breaststroke 55.91 2/17/12 SEC Championships Knoxville, Tenn.